David de Gea demands his Manchester United future is sorted before the weekend - roundup

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Good afternoon Manchester United fans, are you excited for the new season? We sure are. 

With just six days to go until the new campaign kicks-off team are doing their final bits of tinkering and preparation ahead of new season.

In todays round-up we have news on demands being made by goalkeeper David de Gea, the latest on the Di Maria transfer saga and some confusion on social media about Wayne Rooney.


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Demanding David de Gea

Goalkeeper David de Gea is demanding his move to Real Madrid is sorted before the start of the Premier League season, according to Marca

United face Tottenham Hotspur in six days and De Gea wants his deal to be complete by then to ensure he does not receive a backlash from United fans at Old Trafford.

The potential sale of the goalkeeper has been drawn out all summer. Louis van Gaal has revealed the ordeal has become somewhat a pain to everyone involved and he wants to keeper to be sold.

It remains to be seen if he and the player will get their wish, but the Spanish paper are reporting a fee between the two clubs has been agreed.

Di Maria deal close

It looks like Angel di Maria's move away from Manchester United could be completed sooner rather than later, with reports suggesting the deal could be complete today.

The Argentine midfielder has been holding talks with PSG over the weekend after a €63 million fee was agreed between the two clubs. 

Di Maria has been AWOL since his decision to not board a flight to join up with Manchester United's pre-season camp in the United States.

The Red Devils are already looking at replacements, with reports suggesting a deal for Barcelona midfielder Pedro could be close.

Rooney in blue

There was confusion on social media yesterday as pictures and videos surfaced of Wayne Rooney wearing an Everton kit.

Many United fans could not understand why their skipper was wearing the kit with his old number from his days at Goodison Park.

How could a transfer for such a world wide talent go through without people knowing? 

Well, it didn't. Rooney played 25 minutes in Duncan Ferguson's testimonial as Everton lost 2-1 to Villareal, and he received a warm welcome from the Everton fans.

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